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Inside Huckleberries — 1/24/07

*The city of Post Falls has a super-cool Web site showing the work that’s taking place at the future site of Cabela’s here.


*Christie Wood, PRmistress of CPD Blue, sez the individual who discovered Kenny Young’s body floating off Tubbs Hill is embarrassed that the Coeur d’Alene Press said he was threatened by a police officer with arrest. The Press reported that Richard Ulrick, 19 was threatened with arrest for battery for throwing snowballs at the body. In an interview with Police Chief Wendy Carpenter, Ulrick denied the threat took place, according to Wood. Stay tuned.

*From Bonner County cop log (via Cameraman): “Back on Oct. 4, Sandpoint Police responded to a report of a black bear in a residence. According to the report, ‘damage was done to the blinds over several windows when the bear tried to exit through closed doors. Bear left scat and piddled on the floor.’ The incident occurred in Apt. 204 of (drum roll, puhleez) … the Black Bear Condominiums.

*Speaking of bears, Tom Remington/Black Bear Blog has been chiming in re: the elk farming debate in Idaho. And he got some feedback from Idaho Sen. David Langhorst, who wanted to set the record straight, here.

*In a news release, U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo’s office introduces a new student intern, 2000 Lake City High grad Steve Stokes: “A senior at Brigham Young University –- Idaho, Stokes will soon graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with a minor in Spanish. Stokes is an Eagle Scout and has previously worked as a chef, earning a silver medal as a member of the Chefs de Cuisine of the Inland Northwest culinary team.”

*OK, I know it’s only a high school newspaper, but the Viking Voice should settle on a spelling for Idaho State Sen. John Goedde’s surname. The VV choices for a feature story in the January issue: “Getty” (once) and “Goeddy” (twice). Hat Tip: Meghann Cuniff

*Newby Mary Lincoln comments: “That first black firefighter story has the commenters on the cdapress.com site fired up. Ridiculous headline in 2007. Click here.

*Bumpersnicker (sighted by Cameraman in Boise): “Oklahoma is a musical, Boise State is a champion.”


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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